We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Research-Based Instruction That Makes a Difference in English Learners' Success by Mayra C. Daniel

During the past two decades, several changes have transformed core practices of teacher educators. One of the most salient changes pertains to dramatic shifts in school demographics. In practically every state in the United States, primary, elementary, middle, and high schools are experiencing expanding enrollments of students whose primary language is not English. Recent demographic data show that linguistically and culturally diverse students constitute an increasingly strong presence in our schools and communities. There are approximately 5 million ELs in the U.S., and this number is on the rise. It is estimated that two-thirds of these students are in at least one course taught by general education teachers. Growth in K-12 EL enrollment has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. One in 20 public K-12 students was an EL in 1990. In 2008, it was one in nine. Projections suggest that in 20 years it will be one in four.

The content of the book integrates new and emerging research and policy insights that inform effective teaching of ELs across the disciplines. The chapters in this book will in ways to give teachers the tools they need to improve the quality of instruction in classrooms with ELs in grades K-12 both in the United States and around the world.

In this book a select group of contributors address a variety of topics to enhance ELs language and literacy skills, as well increase their reading comprehension abilities across the curriculum. Chapter topics include reading and writing instruction focusing on the Common Core standards, classroom-based assessment, literacy-based mathematics instruction, literacy instruction using current technologies that include digital literacies and social media, as well as context-embedded vocabulary development using art.

Buy Research-Based Instruction That Makes a Difference in English Learners' Success by Mayra C. Daniel from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781475818666
ISBN-10: 1475818661
Format: Paperback / softback
(230mm x 151mm x 20mm)
Pages: 260
Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2015
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Research-Based Instruction That Makes a Difference in English Learners' Success by Mayra C. Daniel

Book Reviews - Research-Based Instruction That Makes a Difference in English Learners' Success by Mayra C. Daniel

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Research-Based Instruction That Makes a Difference in English Learners' Success book by Mayra C. Daniel and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Mayra C. Daniel

Dr. Mayra C. Daniel, associate professor in the Department of Literacy and Elementary Education at Northern Illinois University, serves as the Bilingual ESL Coordinator for NIU's College of Education. Her research focuses on preparing teachers to work with bilingual and multilingual populations in the United States and in Latin America. Prior to her work with teachers in post-graduate programs, she worked to help learners (at levels K-12) from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds to transition and adapt to the cultural norms of life in schooling within rural communities in the state of Illinois. Kouider Mokhtari is the Anderson-Vukelja-Wright Endowed Professor, Literacy Education, at the University of Texas at Tyler, Texas, where he engages in research, teaching, and service initiatives aimed at advancing literacy instruction and increasing students' literacy achievement outcomes. His research focuses on the acquisition of language and literacy by first and second language learners, with particular emphasis on children, adolescents, and adults who can read but have difficulties understanding what they read. Kouider's research has been featured in various literacy research and practice journals. His book Preparing Every Teacher to Reach English Learners (Harvard University Press) was presented the 2013 American Association of Colleges For Teacher Education (AACTE) Outstanding Book Award. He was also the recipient of the 2014 International Reading Association John C. Manning Public School Service Award.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.